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1^{st} number: 5 5/14, 2^{nd} number: 3 3/9

7514 is greater than 309

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 14 and 9 is**126**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 126 - For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,

7514 = 75 × 914 × 9 = 675126 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,

309 = 30 × 149 × 14 = 420126 - Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
- 675126 > 420126 or 7514 > 309

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